Thursday, 31 March 2011

Where Are They Now? 2KCBWDAY4



Whatever happened to your __________?


Hmmm, now this is a hard question because I haven't been knitting long enough to have anything that really qualifies. Everything is still in use, nothing's disintegrated (yet!) and I've only given two things as gifts... I'm a bit of a selfish knitter it seems ;)


So, what to write about... *inspiration strikes* Ok, so it's not a knitting item, but it is something I made, and it (he) has gone on a bit of a journey...


Introducing Philip... 






Philip is the sock monkey I made for my brother, as a mascot for the festival he was one of the production managers on. Philip was taken into the production office and put to work at once *serious, newreader-esque expression*


Making coffee to get ready for the long day of organising important things. Oh yes, this monkey starts the day as he means to go on...




All morning on the phone, crisis after crisis are no match for this monkey *tries to keep a straight face*




Stacking, packing and racking boxes *starts to giggle*




Ah, finally, a break in the sunshine for our intrepid worker :)




Ok, so I know, it's a bit of a silly post, but better than saying nothing at all. Besides, I love how my brother and his mates got such a kick out of the monkey (I didn't ask for any of these pictures to be taken, they just appeared on facebook one day in their own little album!) 


If all the items I make can bring this much fun to the recipient then I'll be happy (still trying to convince boyfriend that he does want something I've knitted... Ah well, at least he still loves his apron)


2KCBWDAY4

16 comments:

  1. That's ace! I'm glad Philip found a happy home. Nothing wrong with a bit of silliness!

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  2. Wow, everyone should have a Philip in their life! :D

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  3. LOVE THE STORY, THANKS FOR SHARING.

    FROM A FELLOW SOCK MONKEY LOVER :O)

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  4. Oh, this was so funny! I love the pictures of Philip. He's one busy monkey!

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  5. @confessions: If only he could actually do all the work!

    Glad people are amused by my silliness, I drafted this one yesterday and it made me chuckle so much that I wanted to get it posted straight away ;)

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  6. Sock Monkey looks very happy, working his way through the day.
    Loved your post.

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  7. So much fun! I was thoroughly amused :)

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  8. *laughs* glad people were amused - I wanted to post soemthing but I didn't have anything knitted that fit the bill... I think Philip worked well as a substitute!

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  9. Philip is darling and VERY busy I can see! Great story. Thanks for stopping by my blog

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  10. Only guys could think of a cool way to say thank you.

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  11. Hurrah for the monkey about town! :)

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  12. Oh, how cute! Toys are fiddly to make, but so much fun to have. Your monkey is adorable.

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  13. I very much enjoyed reading about the adventures of Philip the Sock Monkey :D

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